Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C. by Stephen V. Tracy

By Stephen V. Tracy

Little of the historiography of third-century Athens survives, and masses of what we know--or may possibly know--about the interval has come all the way down to us in inscriptions carved by means of Attic stonemasons of the time. during this publication Stephen Tracy, the world's preeminent specialist during this zone, presents new perception into an unsettled and imprecise second in antiquity.

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202 3319 3370 3394 3460 ϭ Ag. 179 3605 3722 3825 3855 ϭ Ag. XV no. 79 3870 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 211 3951 4038 4138 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 218 4162 4169 4323 4330 4495 4526 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 212 4536 4622 4812 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 162 4871 ϭ Ag. XV no. 108 4890 4929 ϭ Ag. XV no. 119 4943 ϭ Ag. XV no. 111 4986 4988 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 119 5069 5105 ϭ Ag. XV no. 72 5151 ϭ Ag. XV no. 34 –35, 67 – 68, 177 36 / Part II agora i (continued) 5173 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 62 5191 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 217 5256 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 134 5269 5326 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 203 5391 5392 5463 5466 5531 5559 ϭ Ag.

The preamble reads as follows: §pÉ ÉArren¤dou êrxontow §p‹ t∞w ÉAkamant¤dow p°mpthw prutane¤aw, Maimakthri«now dekãt˙ Íst°r&, tr¤t˙ ka‹ efikostª t∞w prutane¤aw, §kklhs¤a kur¤a, t«n pro°drvn §pecÆfisen Ü Ippvn Kratistot°louw Jupetai∆n ka‹ ofl sumprÒedroi: Yrãsvn Yrãsvnow ÉAnakaieÁw e‰pen. Although all elements of the preamble are not included, this language, apart from the change of tense of §pecÆfizen from the imperfect to the aorist, is perfectly normal. The eponymous archon and the chairmen of the meeting appear in their usual places.

194 3241 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 202 3319 3370 3394 3460 ϭ Ag. 179 3605 3722 3825 3855 ϭ Ag. XV no. 79 3870 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 211 3951 4038 4138 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 218 4162 4169 4323 4330 4495 4526 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 212 4536 4622 4812 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 162 4871 ϭ Ag. XV no. 108 4890 4929 ϭ Ag. XV no. 119 4943 ϭ Ag. XV no. 111 4986 4988 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 119 5069 5105 ϭ Ag. XV no. 72 5151 ϭ Ag. XV no. 34 –35, 67 – 68, 177 36 / Part II agora i (continued) 5173 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 62 5191 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 217 5256 ϭ Ag. XVI no. 134 5269 5326 ϭ Ag.

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